Just In: Three Confirmed Dead As Fire Guts Kubwa Market, Abuja (Videos)


Fire incident Three persons have been confirmed dead with several others injured from a fire outbreak on Friday night in a village market in Kubwa in Bwari Area Council, Abuja.

The fire, it was gathered, was caused by an explosion from a tanker which led to a fire outbreak at a shop near the main market.

Acting Director, Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency, Mrs. Florence Wenegieme confirmed the incident to ThePunch.

She expressed that hoodlums had taken over the place and were obstructing the firefighters from doing their work.

The Acting Director further stated;

The incident happened not quite long. I can’t tell you the cause but I can tell you that three persons have died but we are yet to take out the corpses because hoodlums have taken over the place. They also did not allow our men to do their jobs. They(our men) have parked somewhere waiting for the police to come.

See some videos from the scene of incident below;

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